Monthly Archives: June 2009

Merlin review

Based on the episodes “The Mark of Nimueh” (1×3) and “The Poisoned Chalice” (1×4), originally broadcast on NBC 6/28/09. It’s a good thing that remakes are something of a topic this year, because it helps put the new series ‘Merlin,’ … Continue reading

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Interested in IDW’s Star Trek (2009) Comics?

Star Trek (2009) just finished its eighth weekend at the box office (and has now made $246.3 million domestically). A sequel has been ordered but won’t hit theaters until Summer 2011 at the earliest. But that doesn’t mean the fun … Continue reading

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Comics I Like – June 29th, 2009

I’ve finally had a chance to read Captain America #600 so I can give my thoughts on that issue as well as the upcoming Captain America: Reborn miniseries that starts this week. I’ll also talk about WildStorm’s intriguing Storming Paradise … Continue reading

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Sunday Movie Review: The Phantom from 10,000 Leagues

I apologize for the delay but I think it’s worth it. I’m reviewing The Phantom from 10,000 Leagues, a movie so bad that I can’t think of anything good to say about it. Released in 1955, the title makes absolutely … Continue reading

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Virtuality review

Originally broadcast on 6/26/09 The best TV shows are those that defy conventions in utterly natural ways. They create a unique identity that doesn’t rely on conventions or quirks, but rather creates their own, new rules that feel as if … Continue reading

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Star Trek (2009) Soon To Be Toppled As Year’s Highest-Grossing Movie

At the moment, Star Trek (2009) is the highest-grossing movie in North America, having made an estimated $243,699,000 through Friday, June 26th according to Box Office Mojo. It reached this milestone near the end of May. But sadly it can’t … Continue reading

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Review: Virtuality

The main problem with Virtuality, and it was a big one, was the size of the cast. The crew of the Phaeton is twelve strong and I couldn’t for the life of me keep track of them all. That wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Catching Up on Harper’s Island (Again)

With every new episode I find myself more and more engrossed in Harper’s Island. It hasn’t gotten any better and I long ago gave up trying to keep track of who could be the killer and who, by virtue of … Continue reading

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Ronald D. Moore’s Virtuality Airs Tonight on FOX

Tonight on FOX you can watch the two-hour pilot telefilm for Ronald D. Moore’s Virtuality. It runs from 8-10PM Eastern. Originally scheduled for the July 4th weekend, the pilot tells the story of a group of astronauts on a ten-year … Continue reading

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HYGOTS No. 37

I can’t even begin to imagine what viewers who’d never watched the franchise must have thought of ‘Star Trek: Enterprise.’ Well, beyond very little. I do know, however, that Paramount’s decision to greenlight a fifth live action series was the … Continue reading

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